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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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A clear, crisp beer, Kölsch offers a very slight fruity flavor and aroma. It is light gold in color, with a delicate head. This light-bodied beer appeals to nearly everyone who samples it. Expect to enjoy a slight tang in the finish.


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2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stangger (604) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Corny, light-bodied, lots of junk floating around. 12 oz bottle, but I’d swear I got the dregs from a keg. No body, not a kolsch. Tastes like a bud light.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tsd08460 (186) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Aroma: hay, grass, floral Appearance: clear, golden, thin white head Taste: light sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate: light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (598) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 26, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Smells of grain and fruit Appearance- Pours a murky straw yellow. Has a small white head. Taste- Tastes of malt and grass, real flavorful. Palate- A light bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Overall- An excellent example of a Kolsch.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (8339) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2015
12oz bottle, purchased on 2/23/15 from Habersham in Savannah. Mostly clear golden color. Thin white head, kind of bubbly. Leaves good, thicker lace. Awesome bready, doughy malt. Kind of pilsner-like -- mildly peppery, and a satisfying bit of sulfur. Some corn. Mild bit of butteriness? Moderate bitter taste, light sweet. Light to medium body, a touch thin. Light, but bright carbonation. Light slick finish. A pretty solid kolsch.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
malvrich (95) - durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2015
12 oz. brown bottle into a Foothills glass. 4.9% ABV A: Hazy almost greenish gold color. Almost no head from a fairly gentle pour. Minimal visible carbonation. No lacing except around glass edge. Laces in thin sheets as drunk. S: Musty funky stuff. Grapey. Dirty clothes? T: Still grapey with a slight floral (?) hop bite. Wet cardboard maltiness. Distinctive and good. M: Fantastic fine-beaded carbonation blankets the tongue. Slightly soapy going down but very good. Luxurious stuff! O: Not much experience with the Kolsch style, but this will persuade me to try a few others. This is very good and I will be buying more. M.E. hit this out of the park!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HourGlass13 (271) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Nice Golden pour with a mild white head. Aroma is grain with light lemon, some grassy notes and buttered toast. Taste is sweet malt, light lemon, grass, and biscuit. Body is light with light, prickly carbonation. Easy to drink and smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jw0406 (903) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2014
12 oz bottle pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Aromas of bread, yeast, light floral. Crisp, light frefrshing.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ben4321 (4649) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Grassy and malty aroma. Clear gold, no head or lace. Lightly sweet and light bitter. Too much carbonation, light body. Eh...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10037) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle @ home, thanks to jcnielsen. Pours a touch hazy, light yellow appearance with a white head. Aroma is very herbal and grassy with some lemon, corn, and straw. Medium light body. A little too sweet. Flavor is kind of corny and grassy with a little bit of apple. Not that great.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Howzer420 (12) - - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Very easy to drink. Overall lacking in flavor. has a very dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HippieFee (142) - - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle - A crisp Kolsch with a mellow flavor. Actually not much flavor on this one at all. A good starter beer or on a hot summer day it’s good. A dry after taste.


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